가슴

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 가ᄉᆞᆷ〮 (Yale: kàsóm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ka̠sʰɯm]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gaseum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gaseum
McCune–Reischauer?kasŭm
Yale Romanization?kasum
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 슴의 / 슴에 / 슴까지

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

Noun[edit]

가슴 (gaseum)

  1. chest
  2. breast; bust; bosom
  3. (informal) boobs
  4. heart; mind